Environmental & Ecological Anthropology Certificate

Designed for students seeking expertise in the cross-cultural understanding of environments and ecologies. Courses offer training in environmental anthropology, ecological anthropology, political ecology, science studies, and gender, race, class, and multispecies relations.


1. For each certificate, complete three courses listed below; attain a 3.0 GPA minimum in those courses. 

2. Attend three Anthropology Colloquia and write a 300-500 word report and/or analysis for each event; these will be reviewed and evaluated by the Undergraduate Director. If you are applying for multiple certificates, you only need to submit three summaries TOTAL. It is your responsibility to plan ahead and attend colloquia before you submit your certificate application. See the department events webpage for upcoming events.


Environmental & Ecological Courses:

Anthro 20A People, Cultures, and Environmental Sustainability

Anthro 25A Environmental Injustice

Anthro 45A.  Science, Culture, Power

Anthro 121J Urban Anthropology

Anthro 125B Ecological Anthropology

Anthro 125C Environmental Anthropology

Anthro 125F   Humans and Other Animals  

Anthro 128A Science, Technology, Controversy  

Anthro 129  by petition to the Undergraduate Director, depending on the topic  

Anthro 134C   Medicine, Food, and Health  

Anthro 146 Consumption and Culture

Anthro 139   By petition to the Undergraduate Director, depending on the topic  

Anthro 162B Indian North America



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